BONNE PIOCHE

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YVES DARONDEAU

Producer

PASCAL GUERRIN

Producer

 

bonnepioche@bonnepioche.fr

+33 1 49 29 46 00

 

www.bonnepioche.fr

COMPANY PROFILE

Bonne Pioche Cinéma is a production company created in 1993 by Yves Darondeau and Emmanuel Priou. Bonne Pioche defends a resolutely positive and humanist editorial line that questions the world.


Following its first successes such as Luc Jacquet’s THE MARCH OF THE PENGUINS and THE FOX AND THE CHILD (which both drew over 2 million viewers in France), Bonne Pioche supports ambitious and impactful projects, from art-house films and documentary features to family movies.

With 16 films to date, Bonne Pioche Cinéma has won one Oscar, two Cesars, an Emmy Award, a Victoire de la Musique, a Magritte and 2 Audience Special Prizes at ColCoa.

Pascal Guerrin

Yves Darondeau

COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS

 

POLY 2020

Genre:              Family Comedy
Director:          Nicolas Vanier
Screenplay:     Nicolas Vanier, Jérôme Tonnerre & Maxime Giffard
Cast:                 François Cluzet, Julie Gayet and Patrick Timsit

 

Poly is a cute pony with a blonde mane in a traveling circus. One day the circus arrives at the village of young Pascale. The little gril becomes friends with the mistreated animal and decides to rescue it. Aided by local children she hides his new four-legged pal in the wood and so the adventure begins.
By the director of BELLE AND SEBASTIEN, SCHOOL OF LIFE, WOLF and THE LAST TRAPPER. Co-produced and sold by SND.

 

WHO’S THAT GRANNY ?!  2019

Genre:              Family Comedy
Director:          Gabriel Julien -Laferrière
Screenplay:     Gabriel Julien-Laferrière & Sébastien Mounier
Cast:                 Julie Gayet, Julie Depardieu, Lucien Jean-Baptiste, Thierry Neuvic

 

Don’t call her granny it gives her wrinkles!
After two years of living together as a happy family in their own apartment, the patchwork bunch of seven half-sisters and half-brothers are forced to split up and move out. They reluctantly go their separate ways for summer vacation. But when little Gulliver gets sent alone to his eccentric Grandma Aurore, known for her penchant to party and zero parenting skills, the kids take matters into their own hands: they all show up at her house for the summer!
Life with Granny Aurore is anything but ordinary. She doesn’t cook, she goes out clubbing every night and never gets up before 2:00 pm. Looks like they’ve got to teach Aurore how to be a real grandmother. It’s a tough mission to take on, because Granny Aurore is a real tornado of energy and extravagance. But honestly, a grandma who can also be your best friend, doesn’t that sound like a dream?

Cannes Junior 2019 / 1,2M admissions in France (TF1 Studio / UGC)

 

MARCH OF THE PENGUINS II - THE NEXT STEP 2017

Genre:            Feature Documentary

Director:        Luc Jacquet

Screenplay:    Luc Jacquet

Cast:                Morgan Freeman (narrator)

 

Filmmaker Luc Jacquet returns to the Antarctic to revisit the Emperor Penguins who call the frozen continent home. A decade after making his Academy Award winning March of the Penguins, Jacquet spent two months shooting in the Antarctic winter using the new technology of 4K cameras, airborne drones, and under-ice diving to show the astonishing lives of these mysterious creatures in an entirely new light. March of the Penguins 2 tells the story of two penguins, a father and son, as they face and overcome the almost unimaginable challenges of life in this hostile land.    

 

Sold Worldwide by Wild Bunch. French release by Disney    

 

 

LITTLE GEMS 2016

Genre:              Feature Documentary
Director:          Xavier de Lauzanne
Screenplay:     Xavier de Lauzanne

 

Today, they are 25 years old and have finished school or already started working. When they were children, they all had to scavenge for survival in the trash dump of Stung Meanchey – Cambodia. That is where a couple of French travelers, Christian and Marie-France, met them for the first time over 20 years ago. Ever since they have struggled relentlessly to remove the children from such a hell. So far, they have helped around 10 000 children to get an education and build their future.

 

COLCOA Los Angeles - Best documentary

 

 

 

 

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